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Harvard Human Rights Journal Symposium 2014: The Future of Business and Human Rights April 17, 2014

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 Can businesses…
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Added by Larry Catá Backer on April 16, 2014 at 6:06pm — No Comments

How to Make People Glad That You Are There: Some Motherly Advice

After working in global health for over 30 years, Ruth Stark wrote a book to guide her daughter, Taryn, also an aid professional. To celebrate Mother’s Day, I’m sharing a chapter from it, which Ruth graciously agreed to have appear on how-matters.org. (You can see my March review of How to Work in Someone Else's Country …

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on May 13, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

How to Work in Someone Else’s Country (A Book Review)

Do you have a colleague that just won’t shut up about the fight he’s having with his sibling over their family's vacation home? Or one who dressed way too provocatively when you were on that field visit last week? What about the person who constantly blames everything that doesn’t go their way on the incapacity or corruption of “the locals”?

We have all worked with these people. Perhaps we have even been these people at times. We didn’t know any better…until we did.…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on March 5, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Catalyst Honors Initiatives at Sodexo and Commonwealth Bank of Australia with the 2012 Catalyst Award

Catalyst announces that initiatives from Sodexo and Commonwealth Bank of Australia are the recipients of the 2012 Catalyst Award, the annual award honoring exceptional business initiatives that advance women in the workplace.…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 7, 2012 at 8:04pm — No Comments

Poverty here, poverty there

150 million people in the United States are perennially poor, newly poor, or near poor. That’s right, the latest Census figures show that half of America is officially poor. In this so-called economic powerhouse of a…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on January 16, 2012 at 12:12pm — No Comments

EDUCATE POOR CHILDREN IN INDIA

http://www.globalgiving.co.uk/pr/8100/proj8049a.html

 

Dear Friends,

 

Greetings and best wishes to you on behalf of the poor children from India

 

I am very glad to request you to get your kind favor and small donation help to poor children in India to provide them with Education opportunity.

 

Our organization BASS gets a great opportunity that Global…

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Added by Joseph Anthony on June 24, 2011 at 12:38am — No Comments

Making a Delicious Difference? Not so different after all.

The following blog entry is a cross-post from my blog Realizing Your Worth.



Employee volunteering programs hold great potential for companies, communities, and employees; they represent a vast resource of knowledge, networks and skills. So why do most employee volunteering events seem...well, a little silly?…



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Added by Chris Jarvis on October 26, 2010 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Beyond the Ribbon Cutting

This video by Water for People demonstrates why how matters on this Blog Action Day 2010 for access to clean water. When “solutions” are delivered to disadvantaged people without sufficient thought about how community ownership, maintenance, and long-term access to water and sanitation will occur, here’s what… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 14, 2010 at 10:54pm — No Comments

Coca-Cola Enterprises releases online version of its 2009 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

Coca-Cola Enterprises has launched an online version of its 2009 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report, now accessible here. The online version of “Clear on our Commitments: Our Journey to 2012” includes new interactive features, such as scrolling photo “filmstrips,” embedded CRS videos, and an interactive quiz to test your CRS knowledge.



This environmentally-friendly online version…

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Added by David Martel on August 18, 2010 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Survey of Higher Education Professionals Shows Increase in Prevalence of Eating Disorders on Campus, Student Unwillingness to Seek Treatment

Recent research shows that eating disorders on college campuses are increasing in prevalence across the U.S., students are unwilling to seek treatment, and many campuses lack the resources to assist students with these diseases. These trends were revealed in a March 2010 survey of higher education professionals conducted by Eating… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on April 29, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

How Volunteering Changed My Life: An Interview With Chris Jarvis

The following blog entry is a cross-post from my blog Realizing Your Worth.



Everyone has a story. Call it a journey, an… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on January 24, 2010 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Corporate Volunteering: Top 7 Requests and the Bad, Better and Best Responses (3 of 7)

The following blog entry is a cross-post from my blog Realizing Your Worth.



Companies want to engage their communities through employee volunteering programs. For most, this means calling a non-profit and scheduling an activity. But how should non-profits respond? Is there a “best” answer for everyone? (Part 3 of 7)…



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Added by Chris Jarvis on January 5, 2010 at 9:04am — No Comments

3 Reasons Why You’re Finding It Hard to Find And Keep Volunteers - And What To Do About It

The following blog entry is a cross-post from my blog Realizing Your Worth.



Volunteer rates are down, but more people are talking about the importance of volunteering. There’s a… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on September 17, 2009 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Some of our favorite Brands are making a step forward to sustainability

http://www.alternativechannel.tv/blog/en/newsletter/some_of_our_favorite_brands_are_making_a_step_forward_to_sustainability…





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Added by joanie bergeron poudrier on May 20, 2009 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Enough is Enough; When Volunteers Should Say ‘No’!

Where do you draw the line with the organization you volunteer for? There is always so much work to be done, and if you respect and believe in the cause, how do you know when you need to say ‘no’ to the next request?



So, you’ve signed up to volunteer with a great organization, for an… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on April 4, 2009 at 11:04am — 3 Comments

Six Reasons Why You'll Never Volunteer Again

The downturn in the economy is proving to be a boon to volunteerism. It won’t matter. Most non profits are egregiously under-resourced in staff, dollars and expertise. Here are six reasons why most volunteer experiences will inoculate people against ever coming back.



The Push-and-Pull Effect…



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Added by Chris Jarvis on March 22, 2009 at 9:57pm — 2 Comments

Operation Santa Declared Too Risky - US Post Office: Volunteerism Versus Risk Management

The US Postal Service recently declared Santa Clause to be unsafe for children. Forced to make a choice between risk management and the belief in everything good Old Saint Nick stands for, they decisively opted for the former. Volunteering, whether through non-profits or Employer Sponsored… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on December 29, 2008 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Why Volunteers Don’t Come Back

Nonprofits tend to see volunteers as necessary, but not strategic. Attitudes towards volunteerism are simplistic and out of date. The result? A loss of 1.9 billion hours of labor year to year. Corporate Volunteer programs can remedy all that.



"I'm Bored... What's on TV?"…



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Added by Chris Jarvis on December 1, 2008 at 10:59pm — 2 Comments

Finding Volunteer Opportunities for Your Company: The Quick and Dirty Answers

Finding volunteer opportunities for your company can be tougher than expected. Here are some reasons why, and what you can do about it.





Trends come and go. Skinny… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on November 8, 2008 at 9:51am — No Comments

Stop Treating Everyone Equally! <br/> How To Offer A Great Volunteer Experience (4 of 6)



Exceptional volunteer experiences account for the uniqueness of each person, and their reasons for volunteering in the first place. Whether you are managing your company's Employee Volunteer Program as part of the overall CSR mission, or you… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on September 13, 2008 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

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